Qantas to use last Brisbane-based 787 for Hong Kong. What happened to Brisbane-Seattle?

Qantas has apparently shelved plans for adding a new North America route from Brisbane and will instead use the last Brisbane-based 787-9 to take over…..

CAPA India Report: Resetting India’s Airport Planning & Execution Framework

India will require a massive increase in airport capacity over the coming years and decades, however there is currently no entity with point-guard responsibility for strategic…..

Airline Insight: Alitalia

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airport Insight: Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Bitcoin Watch – Analysts weigh in on why Bitcoin is surging

Bitcoin’s value has increased again overnight to over USD8,300, the highest it has reached since 21-May-2018. Analysts are beginning to weigh in on why the…..

China Eastern Airlines marks 10 years of cross-Strait service, 1.5m pax

China Eastern Airlines marked (19-Jul-2018) 10 years of nonstop cross-Strait operations on 04-Jul-2018. China Eastern operates 101 weekly cross-Strait services from 19 destinations in mainland…..

Boeing delivers first direct buy 737-800 to JEJU Air

JEJU Air and Boeing marked (23-Jul-2018) the delivery of the airline’s first direct-buy 737-800. With this delivery, the carrier will become the first LCC in…..

Boeing projects demand for 790,000 pilots over the next 20 years

Boeing released (23-Jul-2018) its ‘2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook’, projecting demand for 790,000 pilots over the next 20 years. According to Boeing, this represents “double…..

One Skytrax award that matters: JAL now rated five stars

There is increasingly a rethink about the value and transparency of the Skytrax awards. Passengers and industry participants are scrutinising how some arguably sub-par airlines…..

Is the travel industry increasingly buying into the power of children as travel influencers and future brand ambassadors?

Whether it is the television adverts during our favourite daytime shows, confectionery or toys strategically located close to the checkouts in the supermarket, leveraging younger…..

Air China to suspend Beijing-Brisbane service from Sep-2018 to Jan-2019

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) responded to Air China‘s decision to suspend nonstop Beijing-Brisbane service from Sep-2018 to Jan-2019, stating: “BAC understands the service suspension is due to…..